Red White and Blue

Documenting the American Spirit Post 9/11 Some of the Images on Display in the Museum of Connecticut History After witnessing the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, from his Stamford office, Robert Carley made it his mission to capture the American spirit by taking photographs of the outpouring of public artworks depicting the American flag. Eighteen years lat...
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Connecticut in World War 1

Exhibits to show the impact of the great war, both on the home front and in France (1917 - 1919). During World War 1 the Battleship U.S.S. Connecticut remained in home waters, of York River, Virginia. More than 1,000 trainees—midshipmen and gun crews for merchant ships—took part in exercises on her while she sailed in Chesapeake Bay and off the Virginia Capes. The Battleship wa...
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